World War 2

By Icee
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    The stock markets crashed on October 27 1929, it is important because it was a key component to the great depression. Which led to many people without jobs and money.
  • The Holocaust

    The Holocaust
    Millions of jews and other non-aryan people where killed in the Holocaust. This happened between January 30th 1933 - May 8th 1945. This is important because Hitler was the one with the plan of Final Solution, and chose to kill people who where not listening to him. (caption - the picture is dead people in front of one of the Death camps)
  • Enabling Act

    Enabling Act
    The Enabling Act was a law made in 1933 that made Adolf Hitler the dictator of Nazi Germany. This is important because Hitler got the chance to establish his dictatorship, which also caused the League of Nations failure.
  • Battle of Atlantic

    Battle of Atlantic
    The Battle of Atlantic was on of the longest wars fought. It went from September 3, 1939 to May 8, 1945. This was important because the Allies won and Canadians helped a lot during the war
  • Miracle at Dunkirk

    Miracle at Dunkirk
    The Miracle happened between May 27 - June 4 1940. The Germans managed to trap the French and British from 3 sides. The British could only escape from the sea.
    This is an important part of WWII because without this Miracle then the Nazis might have won the war, because the Allies would have lost more than 338,000 men. But because of that miracle they were saved and were able to continue fighting later on.
  • Battle of Dieppe

    Battle of Dieppe
    Dieppe was a battle that was doomed for the Allies when it first started. Many Canadian troops were lost during battle and many allied troops were taken as prisoners of war. This battle was an important one because the Allies learned from their mistakes. They improved for the battle of D Day.
    (Caption- Map of the battle)
  • D Day

    D Day
    D Day was the largest seaborne invasion. The battle was between the Allies and the German that occurred on June 6th 1944, at Normandy to the south. This was an important battle because this was the battle that separated the German troops into fighting 3 different fronts, east, west and was also the beginning of the end for Germany
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    VE stands for “Victory Europe.” VE day represents the day Germany surrendered to the Allied Forces on 8 May 1945. Benito Mussolini and Hitler both died. On April 30th when Hitler died, the war was basically over. Allies celebrated VE day. This is an important part of WWII because this is when the war against the Germans end and the Allies won.
  • Atomic Bombing in Japan/ Bombing in Hiroshima

    Atomic Bombing in Japan/ Bombing in Hiroshima
    United States dropped the "little boy" on Hiroshima. Which killed approximately 80,000 people. This is important because it led to Japan surrendering.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    VJ stands for “Victory over Japan Day”. VJ day represents the day the Japanese surrendered which is on August 14th 1945. As well as September 2nd 1945, because that was when they signed the instrument of surrender, which officially end the Second World War. It is an important part of WWII because the war was finally officially over and the Allies have won against the Japanese.